Gum reshaping, also known as “crown-lengthening” and more commonly referred to as a gum lift, has historically been used to treat gum disease. It is only within recent years that dentists have used this procedure for aesthetic purposes. This treatment can lengthen the appearance of your teeth by reshaping your gums.
The gum lift is a cosmetic dental procedure that raises and sculpts the gum line. This procedure involves reshaping the tissue and/or underlying bones to create the appearance of longer or symmetrical teeth, thereby making the smile more aesthetically pleasing. This procedure is typically done to reduce excessively gummy smiles or to balance out an asymetrical gum line.
A gummy smile could be caused by Crowded teeth or teeth with large gaps can sometimes appear too short for the amount of gum showing above them, even if they are the correct size, The muscles in your upper lip could be lifting your lip too high, exposing more of your upper gum than normal;Your upper jaw may have grown larger than the bottom, leading to more gum showing when you smile.